Lauren & Joe | Charlottesville, Virginia Wedding Photographer

Lauren and Joe have the best love story, like ever! So Joe and Lauren are both police officers, and so is Lauren’s mother. Joe walked into Lauren’s mothers office one day, and noticed a photo of Lauren on her desk! He asked about her, and basically the rest is history! How cool is that? I admire Joe and Lauren’s hearts so much, because they’re so full of love for everyone. Its very apparent they have a deep appreciation for one another, and everyone they meet. When I drove up to Mt. Solon to meet them for their engagement session, JOE HAD A PITCHER OF SWEET TEA waiting for me!!! UMMMM, seriously?! How sweet is that?! After we took some beautiful portraits, and learned more about each other, laughed and acted silly, we all sat down with Lauren’s cousins for an AMAZING southern style dinner, complete with grits and shrimps! Of course I left with a boxful of jarred goodies, too! Lauren and Joe are some of my favorites, and I just LOVE that I’ve been blessed enough to have them in MY life. They’re a true inspiration of pure love, and I am so excited for their wedding this October!!



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By the end of our engagement session, Tara was more than a photographer, she was a great friend. It felt like we’d known her for years.

- Katie & Joe

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